We'd like to thank everyone for coming out to HL4...especially since we had visitors from Canada, the Netherlands, and the majority of you traveled more that 3 hours to be there! Also, we send special thanx & love to Anita Durst [executive dir. of chashama] for her support. Without her, this performance series wouldn't be possible. In the upcoming weeks [when we wake up! LOL] we'll have video here so you can check out some choice clips from our 12-hour performance laboratory. We also give a special thanx to Jared [of Chemlab/5th Column Records] for gracing us with a 30-min performance after executing a complete performance [to a packed house] just a few hours earlier.
[ABOUT THE EVENT]
In 1992 - 1995, an event was created to remove the restrictions of traditional music/performance venues. The Hell House mixed-media multi-location parties were modeled after the psychodelic loft parties of the 1960's, with an industrial, ambient, tekno, breakbeat, experimental noise twist. They featured artists/units like Emergency Broadcast Network [7 years prior to me joining the unit], DJ Denard, DJ Reade, Wolfgang Busch [New York New Rock TV], FeedBuck Galore, Scott Generik [23 5 prods.],Virus 23, Virtual Melanin Inc., Sheldon Drake, and Fractured Cylinder to name a few.HellLab 4 [the isolation lounge]
POWERED BY chashama
@ chashama theater 217 E 42nd st. NYC
a twelve hour media landscape
12.29.06 / 9pm to 9am
The party formalized itself in 1995, and its name was FurnaceLab. This was a series of events created by Darryl Hell and produced by Silent Records, SF, US. 2002-2003 saw the resurrection of the event in the form of HellLab, a mixed-media performance laboratory.
Now in a new space and a fresh vision...
we present to you
HL4 returned to the roots of its genesis; artists performing for artists within the framework of a non-competitive and chill environment.
[it featured...in no particular order]
Cervello Elettronico / Despina Stamos
Exclusive video footage of the X-ecutioners live in NYC
Edgey / Hansel / Massdirge / Nau-Zee-auN
Special performance by Jared Louche [chemlab / 5th column recs]
Exclusive interview screening with Genesis P. [throbbing gristle]
Operation:Mindwipe / Terrorfakt / The Vomit Arsonists /
Tonikom / Future punk videos w/sound in "the lounge"
Dinner 9 - 10pm / The Blast Floor Session
George Caruso [fort washington, md] was the winner of
>THE 33RD TICKET PURCHASED contest
- a fully autographed collectors edition of the
Death In June: Behind the Mask DVD [CAN issue]
- an exclusive s6k Arts interview DVD w/Genesis P.
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Thank you all and come back soon to see the vids :)-
Darryl, Ben and Deftly [HL4's producers]
BTW - We'd like to apologize for our server and her drunken state. At HellLab we pride ourselves in having a mellow vibe, which she certainly didn't uphold. Have no fear, that will be a one-time, permanent part of our past. Unfortunately, our server's twin came to the party. Hansel, who we love btw, would like to add to our "sketch" apology. The "f#$k you" 2nd "singer" has seen his last show.
A buzz is fine...but when others have to suffer for it,
it's not being funny - it's just being disruptive.